This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
With the passage of Senate Bill 75 and near guaranteed assurance that Governor Pritzker will sign the bill into law, Illinois has just outdone New York and California in creating the most comprehensive sexual harassment training requirement in the country. Senate Bill 75 would require employers to provide annual sexual harassment training prevention to all […]
“In December 2014, I was across from my 10-year-old son at a high-top table, sitting knee-to-knee and as I looked into his eyes I said: ‘Today, Mommy had to plead guilty to a federal crime.’” I stumbled upon Rashmi Airan’s LinkedIn profile while doing some research on companies and prospects one recent Friday afternoon. Because […]
The term “ethics” is based upon a Greek word “ethos,” meaning character. Accordingly, in the corporate world, “ethics” is the makeup of the company and what it stands for. Alternatively, ethics, in the business sense, means doing the right thing. In order to fully commit to proper business ethics practices a company must instill its […]
Maintaining Strict Adherence to Ethics and Code of Conduct Policies Should be at the Forefront of Business Priority
Ethics can be a dirty word for executives and management employees. Although all businesses like to think that they remain in compliance with a code of conduct, the term itself often connotes trouble or a sign of rough water ahead. In reality, many businesses maintain an ideal of staying at the forefront of business ethics […]